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6th January 2014, 02:06 AM |#1  
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I have a Galaxy S3, but Im considering moving on to a Nexus 5. I heard there were issues with the headphone mic and some other hardware issues. Having a working headphone mic is pretty important to me...can anyone tell me if that issue has been fixed? Any other input from someone else's experience who has perhaps came from an S3 would be great...positive or negative.
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6th January 2014, 02:21 AM |#2  
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I have a Galaxy S3, but Im considering moving on to a Nexus 5. I heard there were issues with the headphone mic and some other hardware issues. Having a working headphone mic is pretty important to me...can anyone tell me if that issue has been fixed? Any other input from someone else's experience who has perhaps came from an S3 would be great...positive or negative.
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I got a 311k Nexus 5 and it works great. No issues with it
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6th January 2014, 02:23 AM |#3  
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I got a 311k Nexus 5 and it works great. No issues with it

Same here 310k though

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6th January 2014, 02:43 AM |#4  
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There are no different hardware versions of this phone:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2597276
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6th January 2014, 03:14 AM |#5  
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So basically some people got some lemons as it happens with pretty much any product. But over all the build quality is as good as it looks? Hope so because I really like the looks of this phone and I really over and done with sammy phones.

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6th January 2014, 04:41 AM |#6  
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So basically some people got some lemons as it happens with pretty much any product. But over all the build quality is as good as it looks? Hope so because I really like the looks of this phone and I really over and done with sammy phones.

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There are certain manufacturing tolerances with any mass-produced product which results in small variations between different units of the same device. Overall, my experience with this phone has been that most of the "issues" it supposedly has have been really overblown in these forums. I came from a GS4, and the N5 blows it away in terms of build quality and feel.
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6th January 2014, 04:51 AM |#7  
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Mine is a launch day N5 and it is flawless. It's just the luck of the draw, as it is with every piece of tech these days.
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No issues.
6th January 2014, 06:51 AM |#9  
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Mine is a launch day N5 and it is flawless. It's just the luck of the draw, as it is with every piece of tech these days.

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